SAN JOSE, Calif., May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the 2,000 member Registered Nurses Professional Association
"The taxpayers of this county should not shoulder the costs of training new nurses so that they can go work someplace else," said Debbie Chang, President of RNPA. "We must make Valley Medical Center attractive enough so that new nursing school grads and experienced nurses come and stay here at Valley. Our patients deserve no less."
The rally occurs during National Nurses Week. As RNPA calls on the hospital administration to take the necessary steps to close the revolving door that sees newly trained nurses leave the system, placing an untenable burden on nurses that stay.
What: March & Rally to close the nurse staffing "revolving door"
When: TODAY, Thursday, May 11, 201711:30 AM
Who:Santa Clara County Registered NursesRNPA President Debbie Chang
Where:Valley Medical Center751 S Bascom Ave.San Jose, CA 94086(March will proceed North up Bascom Ave. to Moorpark Avenue. Rally will occur at entrance near Bascom Avenue and Renova Drive)
The Registered Nurses Professional Association represents the nearly 2,000 full and part-time nurses at Santa Clara County clinics, jails, and at Valley Medical Center.
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SOURCE The Registered Nurses Professional Association
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